Definition of filter bed in English:

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filter bed

Pronunciation: /ˈfiltər ˌbed/


A tank or pond containing a layer of sand or gravel, used for filtering large quantities of liquid.
Example sentences
  • When we arrived, we saw that the liquid was not passing through the sand, but was ponding on the surface of the filter bed.
  • At the Southernwood filter bed 48 mm of rain was registered.
  • The pipe connected the roof to the filter bed that didn't look like a recharge pit.

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Syllabification: fil·ter bed

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